MI Skills Building: Trauma-Informed Care and Person-centered Approach

Pittsburgh, PA US
July 12, 2022

This session focuses on trauma informed care and how to use a person-centered approach in clinical conversations with UPMC Health Plan members. There will be case study review and opportunity for practice of principles.

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe what trauma informed care is and principles of trauma informed care
  2. Recognize signs of trauma and how to avoid re-traumatization
  3. Identify strategies for a person-centered approach in all clinical conversations
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2022
Course expires: 
08/12/2022
Event starts: 
07/12/2022 - 1:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/12/2022 - 3:30pm EDT

Program begins at  1:30pm and adjourns at 3:30pm  Total Education Time:   2 Hours

Time

Content

Presenter

1:30-2pm
Define and discuss what is meant by trauma informed care as well as the principles of trauma informed care
Michael Connell, MS
Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC
2-2:30pm
Recognize signs of trauma and how to avoid re-traumatization
Michael Connell, MS
Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC
2:30-3pm
Identify strategies for a person-centered approach in all clinical conversations
Michael Connell, MS
Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC
3-3:30-pm
Apply & Practice skills learned in culminating activity
Michael Connell, MS
Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC
UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Michael Connell, MS
UPMC Health Plan Clinical Engagement Coordinator
 
Mr. Connell is the Clinical Engagement Coordinator for UPMC Health Plan’s Clinical Education Team. Mr. Connell has a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Connell was a Health Coach at the UPMC Health Plan for six years where he had extensive experience coaching members to adopt healthy behaviors, including smoking cessation, physical activity, nutrition, stress management, and weight management. Mr. Connell was responsible for training the engagement and coaching skills of the lifestyle health coach team from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Connell is currently responsible for improving the engagement and Motivational Interviewing skills for clinical staff at the UPMC Health Plan, including RNs, Health Coaches, and Case Managers.
 
Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC
UPMC Health Plan Clinical Engagement Coordinator
 
Indira Stokes is a Clinical Engagement Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training, empowering, and the skill development of health coaches and care managers.  She has a bachelor's in Biology and Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's in Public Health, specializing in behavioral and community health from the University of Pittsburgh. Indira is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with over 5 years experience in health coaching. 
 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  2 CE  - CCM COA will be sent via email from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
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